Opelousas – A Funeral Service will be held for Helen O’Connor on January 10, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Fr. Matthew Higginbotham will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Washington.
Helen, age 88, a native of Ville Platte, and currently living in Lafayette, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 5, 2023. Helen enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking, and visiting with her family and friends. She also loved animals especially cats. She will be missed by all.
Helen is survived by her son Robert O’Connor and wife, Roxie of Lafayette, daughters, Cynthia “San” Billeaudeau and husband, David of Port Barre, and Annette DeRouen and husband, Brian of Lafayette, grandchildren, Joshua O’Connor, Logan DeRouen, Brittani Guidry, Chant Fontenot, and Rikki Bourque, fourteen great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
Helen is preceded in death by her husband, Elvin O’Connor, parents, Louis Joubert, Jr. of Plaisance, and Anastasia Smith Joubert, of Grand Prairie , brothers, Mayo Joubert and Davis Joubert sisters, Pearl Briley, Gladys Soileau, Angelle Brignac and Elaine Joubert, one granddaughter, Marissa Guillory.
Pallbearers will be Chant Fontenot, Logan DeRouen, Joshua O’Connor, Brennen Hebert, Jareth Meaux, Gage Meaux, and Baily Fontenot.
Words of Comfort for the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.